Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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Yale University is ranked 7 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 13 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 69%
Applicants who took ACT 47%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+80%
600-69918%
600+98%

SAT Math Score

700+81%
600-69917%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied31,445
Students admitted1,988
Admission rate6%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$51,400
Fees$0
Room and board$15,500
Estimated book expense$3,670
Total cost$70,570

Cost after need-based aid$20,005
Cost after non-need-based aid$70,570

Average debt at graduation$13,625

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$83,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$50,565
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,477

Full-Time

Men2,783
Women2,686

Part-Time

Men3
Women5

Freshmen retained99%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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